Millions tune in every week to watch Ahmed Albasheer's show which pokes fun at IS militants and corrupt government officials. In an exclusive interview with DW, the Iraqi comedian talks about boundaries in satire and the threats he faces.
With his Broadway debut, "The Terms of My Surrender," Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore wants to trump the US President. His latest political battle is again waged with feel-good humor.
Industry leaders and refugees are underwhelmed by the EU's agreement to grant trade concessions to Jordanian manufacturers who hire Syrians. Hannah Patchett reports from Amman.
Amman has said its frontiers with Iraq and Syria are now restricted military zones. The decision follows a suicide attack in which a driver drove a truckload of explosives through a gap in the border.
Ursula von der Leyen has said that arming and training the Kurdish Peshmerga army in the north of Iraq was the correct strategy. Germany has also been supplying local forces with equipment and weapons.
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